As we watched a real New Jersey housewife fight with a fictional New Jersey Big Pussy, we realized celeb-reality has officially taken over food TV.
VH1's "Famous Food" is the latest food show to pop up on a previously non-food channel, a trend the Los Angeles Times wrote about recently.
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Julius Turman It's fair to assume every politician has skeletons in the closet -- Eliot Spitzer and his prostitute, Arnold Schwarzenegger and his lovechild.And then there is Julius Turman, a local lawyer, ambitious community activist, and a fixture in the Castro's gay community. While Turman isn' ... More >>
Elena, step up to the plate and tell us how you really feel...Frankly, I don't care if Elena Kagan never looks at her own vagina let alone anyone else's. But I do care about how LGBT matters are discussed, because that narrative reveals an awful lot about how inept, ignorant, bigoted, fearful ... More >>
Eliot Spitzer, before a less adoring crowd than what he found in San FranciscoEliot Spitzer -- the former governor of New York who resigned after the world found out he paid $4,300 for a high-class, 22-year-old escort -- seemed an interesting choice for a guest speaker at the Commonwealth Club ye ... More >>
Eliot Spitzer @ Commonwealth Club
"The Cataclysm of 2008-2009: Lessons Learned, or Lessons Ignored" is a lecture by a expert on Wall Street crime. Here's a man with history of going after securities-fraud characters, weighing in on regulatory reform and attempts to control the banking industry. ... More >>
By Lauren Smiley
Usually SF Weekly lets its stories speak for themselves, yet the op-ed in the Guardian attacking my "Border Crossers" cover story last week -- comparing me to Jerry Springer and the Weekly to the National Enquirer -- calls for a response.
My story took a critical yet sensitive loo ... More >>